Counting On‘s Jill Duggar Dillard grew up in a homeschooling home. Fans of the TLC show thought she and Derick Dillard, her husband, would carry on the tradition. But that wasn’t the case since her son, Israel Dillard, now goes to public school.
Counting On: Daughter Jill Duggar Dillard Bucks Her Parents’ Rules
Jill Duggar Dillard started going against her parents Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar soon after marrying her hubby Derick Dillard. Jill and her husband stayed on the show Counting On until it took over their lives. Both Jill and her hubby said they couldn’t do anything private.
Counting On star Jill Duggar said she couldn’t move and they couldn’t choose the work they wanted to do. After leaving the show, she said she is so much happier now. Jill broke many of her parents’ rules, from wearing pants and piercings to how she parents her children.
Fans see Jill with her family from time to time, but she said there is still a long way to go. In fact, she said it is hurtful, but she is also hopeful about the situation. But fans wonder if the Counting On family took another step backward when Jill enrolled Israel in the public schooling system.
Jill Shares Pride for Israel Dillard
Despite what Counting On celeb’s family thinks, it looks like Israel Dillard does well in school out of the home. Jill showed off photos of her son’s first day of school at the beginning of the school year. But recently, she had another proud mom photo to share.
Israel worked hard on his reading recently and qualified for a personal pizza at school. Jill Duggar said he did a great job, and she’s proud of him. Viewers applauded the young student and said he did amazing.
It seems like the Counting On mom is making her own way in the world. Whatever the case, fans say they are glad her children are getting a good education and adjusting well. Many critics say Jill Duggar did the best for her children as far as preparing them for the “real world.”
Counting On: No Longer Bound by Ties & Contracts
It was quite a while after leaving Counting On that Jill Duggar came out and told fans what happened. Many people thought the network fired them, when they, in fact, left the network. They no longer wanted to work without pay in this “ministry” position created by the family patriarch.
Jill and her family no longer have contracts with the network. And they started speaking freely about what happened when they left the show. Jill Duggar opened up and said it was hard, but it was worth every bit of the pain.
Derick and his wife Jill said they are free to do what they want to do now. They said they live frugally and they have money to do what they want to do. Viewers are glad the couple is doing well, despite the challenges they faced.
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